Unilever Announces Recall of Skippy? Reduced Fat Peanut Butter Spread Due to Possible Health Risk Limited Recall of 6 Best-If-Used-By Dates – Unilever United States, Inc. announced a limited recall of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread, because it may be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.
Majority of Voters Support New Government Oversight of Food, Pew Commissioned Poll Finds – Most Americans support for measures that would give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) new authority to ensure the food Americans eat does not make them sick.
Taking nuts and peanut butter in the diet reduced the risk of a heart attack in women with type 2 diabetes. – Taking nuts and peanut butter in the diet reduced the risk of a heart attack in women with type 2 diabetes, revealed by researchers at Harvard Medical School. They analyzed the diets of 6309 women over a period of 12 years.
The firm Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) had shipped salmonella tainted peanut butter and peanut paste products after having received a positive Salmonella test for the lot. – A combination of epidemiological analysis and laboratory testing by state officials in Minnesota and Connecticut, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have enabled FDA to confirm that the sources of the outbreak of illnesses caused by Salmonella Typhimurium are peanut butter and peanut paste produced by the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) at its Blakely, Georgia processing plant.
FDA and CDC have issued recommendations for US consumers using peanut butter products. – US consumers are urged to check FDA’s web site – www.fda.gov – to determine which products have been recalled and will be recalled in the coming days.
General Nutrition Centers, Inc. Announces Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Certain Lots of GNC Triflex Peanut Butter Soft Chews – General Nutrition Centers, Inc. (GNC) announced that it is initiating a precautionary, voluntary recall of certain lots of its GNC Triflex Peanut Butter Soft Chews product sold in 60 count containers UPC 048107036942, lot numbers ending in 8275 and 8255 in response to the widening recall involving peanut butter and peanut paste ingredients manufactured by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA).
South Bend Chocolate Company Recalls Various Candys Containing Peanut Butter Because of Possible Salmonella Contamination – The South Bend Chocolate Company announced a voluntary recall of certain candy products because they contain peanut butter from Peanut Corporation of America, which may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Perry’s Ice Cream Company Announces Voluntary Recall of Select Peanut Butter Ice Cream Products Due to Possible Health Risk – Perry’s Ice Cream announced a voluntary recall of select ice cream products containing peanut butter because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Hy-Vee Inc. Recalls Bakery Products With Peanut Butter Distributed in Seven States Due to Possible Health Risk – Hy-Vee Inc. is voluntarily recalling the following products made in its bakery departments because they contain peanut butter that has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella: Peanut Butter Cookies, Monster Cookies, Peanut Butter Reese’s Pieces Cookies, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, Lunchbox Reese’s Pieces Cookies, Lunchbox Peanut Butter Cookies, People Chow Party Mix and Assorted Truffle Fudge.
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is conducting a very active and dynamic investigation into the source of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak in the country. – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is conducting a very active and dynamic investigation into the source of the Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak.